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3. ANTHROPOLOGY OF POLICY - Selected Works

Monographs

"The Corruption Conundrum: Bridging Perspectives Between East and West." Submitted to the U.S. Department of Justice, December 2006.

Scholarly Articles

"From Power Elites to Influence Elites: Resetting Elite Studies for the 21st Century," Special Issue on Elites, Theory, Culture & Society, Aeron Davis and Karel Williams, eds., Sept. 2017. (Read in PDF)

"Meet the New American Influence Elites: How Top Players Sway Policy and Governing in the Twenty-First Century," The Death of Public Knowledge?: How Free Markets Destroy the General Intellect, Aeron Davis, ed., MIT Press, Jun 2017, , pp. 213-230.

"Toward an Anthropology of Public Policy" (with Cris Shore, Greg Feldman, and Stacy Lathrop)." In The Use and Usefulness of the Social Sciences: Achievement, Disappointments, and Promise, Robert W. Pearson and Lawrence W. Sherman, eds. Philadelphia: The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, vol. 600, July 2005, pp. 30-51. [abstract]

"Why an Anthropology of Public Policy?" In Anthropology Today, vol. 21, no. 1, February 2005, pp. 1-2. [abstract]

"'Studying Through' a Globalizing World: Building Method Through Aidnographies." In Ethnographies of Aid: Exploring Development Texts and Encounters, Jeremy Gould and Henrik Secher Marcussen, eds., Roskilde University Centre (Denmark): International Development Studies, 2004, Occasional Paper 24, pp.149-173.

Newspaper & Magazine Articles

"We Need to Clean Up Our Understanding of Corruption," New America Weekly, December 17, 2015.
Syndicated and reprinted: Pacific Standard, January 8, 2016.

"Research on Policy: Shadow Elite: How the Study of Post-Communist Societies Illuminates US Power Structures." In Anthropology News, vol. 51, issue 2, February 2010, p. 27.

"Ethical Research across Power Divides." In Anthropology Newsletter, September 2009, issue 6, p. 18.

"Society for the Anthropology of Europe." With Deborah Cahalen and Lynn Maners. In Anthropology News, vol. 43, issue 1, January 2002, pp. 50-51.

"Studying Up: Amending the First Principle of Anthropological Ethics." (with David A. Kideckel). In Anthropology Newsletter, October 1994, vol. 35, no. 7, p. 37.

Reviews of Books

Anthropology of Policy: Critical Perspectives on Governance and Power, Cris Shore and Susan Wright, eds. New York: Routledge, 1997. In American Anthropologist, vol. 101, no. 3, September 1999, pp. 694-695.

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